Lehigh University and Norfolk State University, the 15th-seeded schools that stunned their higher- ranked opponents, will be among the 16 teams trying to advance to the regional semifinals of the men’s national college basketball tournament.
Michigan State ended Harvard University’s run at the National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s basketball tournament, joining defending champion Louisville and top-ranked Florida among the final 16 teams while Villanova and Syracuse were eliminated.
Defending champion University of Louisville erased a three-point deficit in the final 3 1/2 minutes to beat Manhattan College on the first full day of the men’s college basketball tournament as Harvard and North Dakota State pulled off the biggest upsets.
Ibrahim Vajzovic sits behind a large wooden desk at First Bosnian Insurance Agency, the company he started in St. Louis eight years ago, and talks about the values of education and hard work. It’s one of three businesses he owns, in addition to teaching a course at Webster University, a liberal-arts college in Webster Groves.